Program


Friday 6th November Friday 13th November Friday 20th November Friday 27th November
Friday 4th December

All times are in U.S. Eastern Time

How to engage with presenters and other BigSurv20 attendees?

  1. All sessions: We have created slack channels for each session to engage with presenters and attendees alike. Simply join the slack channel of the session you are interested in and have fun! And don't forget to explore the other channels around the conference.
  2. Paper/demo sessions: For each session you can either a) attend the Zoom session consisting of the talks and a live Q&A with the presenters during the last 15 minutes of each session and/or b) watch the presentation at your own leisure by clicking on the corresponding link and engage with others via slack. Some presenters have opted to only have their presentation available during the session (i.e., we did not include a link to the recording below) which means you will have to attend the Zoom session to see those.
  3. Poster sessions: Watch those at your own leisure and don't forget to 'Like' your favorite posters by Nov. 20. The poster with the most 'Likes' will win the 'People's Choice Poster Award'. Note that some presenters have opted to only have their poster presentation available on November 20th which means we will take those offline thereafter (these presentations are flagged below so you can prioritize).


Friday 27th November


10:00 - 11:30

How official statistics can benefit from crowdsourced and administrative data

Citizen science for official statistics: dream or reality?
Olav ten Bosch (Statistics Netherlands) - Presenting Author
Sofie de Broe (Statistics Netherlands)
Kris Vanherle (TML Leuven)
Ben Laevens (Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy, the Netherlands)

Using geo-located tweets to calibrate citizen science sampling effort and identify inequalities
Jonathan Kent (Universitat Pompeu Fabra) - Presenting Author

Using administrative data and machine learning to address nonresponse bias in establishment surveys
Benjamin Küfner (Institute for employment research (IAB)) - Presenting Author
Joseph Sakshaug (Institute for employment research (IAB))
Stefan Zins (Institute for employment research (IAB))

Crowd sourcing: a viable alternative to traditional price data collection methods?
Halfdan Lynge (Wits School of Governance) - Presenting Author

Sensor measurements for living and working conditions
Barry Schouten (Statistics Netherlands and Utrecht University) - Presenting Author
John Bolte (The Hague University of Applied Sciences)

10:00 - 11:30

A paradata paradise: Exploring the collection, use and analysis of paradata

Putting paradata and visualization to work for field interviewers
Brad Edwards (Westat) - Presenting Author
Victoria Vignare (Westat)
Susan Genoversa (Westat)

Increasing survey response rates and decreasing costs by combining numeric and text mining strategies on survey paradata
Sudip Bhattacharjee (University of Connecticut, US Census Bureau) - Presenting Author
Ugochukwu Etudo (University of Connecticut)
Nevada Basdeo (US Census Bureau)

Device effects in web surveys
Jeldrik Bakker (Statistics Netherlands) - Presenting Author

Exploring paradata pathways through web surveys to improve survey design
Renee Ellis (U.S. Census Bureau) - Presenting Author

Detecting difficulty in computer-assisted surveys through mouse movement trajectories: A new model for functional data classification
Amanda Fernández-Fontelo (Chair of Statistics, School of Business and Economics, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany) - Presenting Author
Felix Henninger (Mannheim Centre for European Social Research, University of Mannheim, Germany)
Pascal J. Kieslich (Mannheim Centre for European Social Research, University of Mannheim, Germany; Experimental)
Frauke Kreuter (Mannheim Centre for European Social Research, University of Mannheim, Germany; University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, USA; Institute for Employment Research, Mannheim, Germany)
Sonja Greven (Chair of Statistics, School of Business and Economics, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany)

10:00 - 11:30

Advances in missing data imputation for large social surveys

Multiple imputation for high-dimensional data: A resampling study comparing state-of-the-art methods
Edoardo Costantini (Tilburg University) - Presenting Author
Kyle Lang (Tilburg University)

Hierarchical linear modeling with missing data using Blimp
Brian Keller (University of California, Los Angeles) - Presenting Author

Mass imputation based on combined administrative and survey data: An application to the Dutch population census
Sander Scholtus (Statistics Netherlands) - Presenting Author
Jacco Daalmans (Statistics Netherlands)

Sequential imputation with integrated model selection: A novel approach to missing value imputation in high-dimensional (survey) data
Micha Fischer (University of Michigan) - Presenting Author

11:45 - 13:15

The integration of machine learning into official statistics

The integration of machine learning into official statistics
Wesley Yung (Statistics Canada) - Presenting Author
Hugh Chipman (Acadia University)
Siu-Ming Tam (Australian Bureau of Statistics)

Case studies on machine learning for editing and imputation
Anneleen Goyens (Flemish institute for technological research (VITO)) - Presenting Author
Bart Buelens (Flemish institute for technological research (VITO))
Fabiana Rocci (Italian National Institute of Statistics)
Roberta Varriale (Italian National Institute of Statistics)
Florian Dumpert (Federal Statistical Office of Germany (Destatis))

Algorithmic choices for sentiment coding of Flemish tweets
Michael Reusens (Statistics Flanders) - Presenting Author
Marc Callens (Statistics Flanders)
Ann Carton (Statistics Flanders)
Dries Verlet (Statistics Flanders)

ABS use of machine learning to classifying addresses use on the Address Register
Daniel Merkas (Australian Bureau of Statistics) - Presenting Author
James Farnell (Australian Bureau of Statistics)
Debbie Goodwin (Australian Bureau of Statistics)

Elaborating a new survey strategy for statistics Flanders: answers in the pocket.
Dries Verlet (Statistics Flanders) - Presenting Author
Tina van der Molen (Statistics Flanders)

11:45 - 13:15

Modes of data collection and their effect on data linkage results

How and why does the mode of data collection affect consent to data linkage?
Annette Jackle (University of Essex) - Presenting Author
Jonathan Burton (University of Essex)
Mick Couper (University of Michigan)
Thomas Crossley (European University Institute)
Sandra Walzenbach (University of Essex)

Comparing web and telephone surveys with registers data: The case of global entrepreneurship monitor in Luxembourg
Cesare Riillo (STATEC reseaserch ) - Presenting Author

PC versus mobile survey: are people’s subjective evaluations comparable?
Francesco Sarracino (STATEC research)
Cesare Riillo (STATEC research) - Presenting Author
Malgorzata Mikucka (MZES, Mannheim University (Germany), and Universite Catholique de Louvain)

Fieldwork conditions, sample quality, and the reliability of dried blood spot samples
Axel Börsch-Supan (Max Planck Institute for Social Law and Social Policy)
Luzia Weiss (Max Planck Institute for Social Law and Social Policy) - Presenting Author
Martina Börsch-Supan (SHARE-ERIC)
Rebecca Groh (Max Planck Institute for Social Law and Social Policy)

What can be predicted from a national health survey? Is cancer one of them?
Viewable in live Zoom session only
Yigit Aydede (Saint Mary's University) - Presenting Author

11:45 - 13:15

Big data enhancements to surveys: Methods and tools

Linking Twitter and survey data: Quantity and its impact
Tarek Al Baghal (University of Essex)
Alex Wenz (University of Mannheim) - Presenting Author
Luke Sloan (Cardiff University)
Curtis Jessop (NatCen)

Comparing methods measuring subjective well-being: survey versus sentiment analysis of social media.
Marc Callens (Statistics Flanders)
Dries Verlet (Statistics Flanders) - Presenting Author

Using big data for sampling design and weighting applications: Quantitative user research at Twitter
Xian Tao (Twitter) - Presenting Author

Evaluating data quality in the UK probability-based online panel
Olga Maslovskaya (University of Southampton) - Presenting Author
Gabriele Durrant (University of Southampton)
Curtis Jessop (NatCen)

Photos instead of text answers: An experiment within a housing survey
Goran Ilic (Utrecht University)
Peter Lugtig (Utrecht University)
Joris Mulder (CentERdata, Tilburg University)
Barry Schouten (Statistics Netherlands and Utrecht University) - Presenting Author
Maarten Streefkerk (CentERdata, Utrecht University)